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Second-generation stars

Second-generation stars identified, giving clues about their predecessors

University of Notre Dame astronomers have identified what they believe to be the second generation of stars, shedding light on the nature of the...
observational-geometry

Researchers discover hot hydrogen atoms in Earth’s upper atmosphere

A team of University of Illinois researchers has discovered the existence of hot atomic hydrogen (H) atoms in an upper layer of Earth's atmosphere...
Quantum physics offers new way to factor numbers

Quantum physics offers new way to factor numbers

Any number can, in theory, be written as the product of prime numbers. For small numbers, this is easy (for example, the prime factors of...
Atomic beltway

Atomic beltway could solve problems of cosmic gravity

When is a traffic jam not a traffic jam? When it's a quantum traffic jam, of course. Only in quantum physics can traffic be standing...
Why is the surface of ice wet?

Answering a longstanding question: Why is the surface of ice wet?

A team of Hokkaido University scientists has unraveled a 150-year-old mystery surrounding the surface melting of ice crystals in subzero environments by using an...
Big Bang

Theory that challenges Einstein’s physics could soon be put to the test

Scientists behind a theory that the speed of light is variable - and not constant as Einstein suggested - have made a prediction that...
Big bang big bounce

The Big Bang might have been just a Big Bounce

A new study of the early universe reveals how it could have been formed from an older collapsing universe, rather than being brand new. The...
30-year-old superconductor mystery

New clues emerge in 30-year-old superconductor mystery

One of the greatest mysteries of experimental physics is how so-called high-temperature superconducting materials work. Despite their name, high-temperature superconductors—materials that carry electrical current with...
Nova Sagittarii 2015 N.2

Study confirms that novae are main source of lithium in the universe

Lithium, the lightest solid element in existence, plays an important role in our lives, both at the biological and the technological level. Like the majority...
quantum objects

Yale researchers track the flow of quantum information

If objects in motion are like rainwater flowing through a gutter and landing in a puddle, then quantum objects in motion are like rainwater...

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Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...

For older people, weight training is more important than cardio exercise

In a recent study from Wake Forest University, researchers found that weight training is more effective than cardio for older people. It is known that...

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...
Hubble discovers a unique type of object in the solar system

Hubble discovers a unique type of object in the solar system

With the help of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, a German-led group of astronomers have observed the intriguing characteristics of an unusual type of...

To control your blood pressure, try to eat 3 foods and avoid 4 things

High blood pressure is a common chronic health condition. It is a silent killer because there are no obvious symptoms. However, it is a big...